Gillingham boss Martin Allen feels his side will give Preston North End a real test in the FA Cup
Gillingham head north as FA
Cup underdogs but boss Martin Allen has warned his opponents that
his team are capable of springing a surprise.
League 1 Preston stand between the
Gills and a place in the coveted third round where the country’s
leading sides await.
Allen (pictured) said: "The FA
Cup is a great leveller and we’ve all seen that over the years.
"Preston are the favourites to win
but we should have beaten Middlesbrough in the League Cup and they
are riding up quite high in the Championship.
"With the players we have got, if
they do what they are capable of, then we can cause what would be
"Preston have a lot of good players
and players who have had promotions but let’s not talk about
"I just want to enjoy it. There
will be no pressure on us for a change, there is no expectation on
us to win, we are underdogs but we have some match-winners
"Some of the players we have are
dangerous and can win games. We will do everything we can to make
it a great and historic occasion for our supporters. For the
players to go through to the third round would be a magnificent
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